Lifestyle

Mark your calendar — Jan. 12, 2018

Events Spring Bazaar: Be sure to visit the Spring Bazaar March 9 to 11. Vendors from all over Europe will showcase jewelry, furniture, home décor items, oriental rugs, cuckoo clocks, wine, cheese, Belgian chocolate, Polish pottery and more! Stroller-friendly and great for the entire family. Open Friday: 9 a.m. to […]

January 11, 2018 ×
Germany celebrates ‘crazy’ season: Fasching

Germany celebrates ‘crazy’ season: Fasching

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

This is the time when certain areas in Germany celebrate their “fifth season,” also known as the crazy season. Depending on the region, it is called Fastnacht, Fasching or Karneval. Here, in the Pfalz region it’s called “Fassenacht” or “Fastnacht,” in Bavaria it’s “Fasching” and in the Cologne area it’s […]

January 11, 2018 ×
Half marathon takes place March 25 in Kaiserslautern

Half marathon takes place March 25 in Kaiserslautern

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The running division of the sports club TSG 1861 Kaiserslautern will sponsor its 37th Half Marathon Run March 25 in Kaiserslautern. The 13.1-mile course is free of traffic, mainly paved with minor differences in height. “We invite every runner to join this fun run through the beautiful nature surrounding Kaiserslautern,” […]

January 11, 2018 ×
Was ist los? Cultural highlights — Jan. 12, 2018

Was ist los? Cultural highlights — Jan. 12, 2018

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change. Performing arts Plays Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. “Der gute Mensch von Sezuan,” a play by Bertolt Brecht, in German, 7:30 p.m. today. “Geaechtet,” Disgraced, […]

January 11, 2018 ×

Community Corner — Jan. 12, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY Holiday — Closed TUESDAY Key Spouse Initial Training: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Key Spouse Monthly Luncheon and Training: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., […]

January 11, 2018 ×

Mark your calendar — Jan. 5, 2018

Events Spring Bazaar: Be sure to visit the Spring Bazaar March 9 to 11. Vendors from all over Europe will showcase jewelry, furniture, home décor items, oriental rugs, cuckoo clocks, wine, cheese, Belgian chocolate, Polish pottery and more!! Stroller-friendly and great for the entire family. Open Friday: 9 a.m. – […]

January 4, 2018 ×
Children disguised as the three holy kings come to people’s doors from after Christmas until the end of January, and after singing, they leave a blessing above the door. — Courtesy photo

German children collect donations, observe Three Kings Day

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Germans observe Three Kings Day or Epiphany Saturday. The day marks the end of the Christmas season. Traditionally, in many houses, the Christmas tree is lit for the last time, discarded, and the ornaments are packed away until next Christmas. It’s one of Germany’s most traditional and characteristic religious holidays, but only in the states of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria and Sachsen Jan. 6 is a legal holiday.

January 4, 2018 ×
Was ist los? Cultural highlights — Jan. 5, 2018

Was ist los? Cultural highlights — Jan. 5, 2018

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

January 4, 2018 ×

Community Corner — Jan. 5, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center  MONDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Sponsorship- Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10a.m., A&FRC Sponsorship-Spouse Sponsorship: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., A&FRC […]

January 4, 2018 ×
Romantic forest Christmas offers organic products, trees

Romantic forest Christmas offers organic products, trees

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The forestry information center House of Sustainability (Johanniskreuzer Strasse 1, 67705 Trippstadt) will sponsor its traditional “Romantic Christmas in the Forest” 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

December 14, 2017 ×